An Uncertain Inheritance

An Uncertain Inheritance

Writers on Caring for Family

Unknown - 2007
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Thirty million people today care for ailing family members in their own homes--a number that will increase dramatically over the next decade as baby boomers enter old age, as soldiers return home from war mentally and physically wounded, as medical advances extend lives and health insurance fails to cover them.

Offering both companionship and guidance to the people who find themselves caring for their intimates, An Uncertain Inheritance is a collection of essays from some of the country's most accomplished writers. Poignant, honest, sometimes heartbreaking, often wry, and funny, here is a book that examines caregiving from every angle, revealing the pain, intimacy, and grace inherent in this meaningful relationship.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2007.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780060875312
Branch Call Number: 362.0425 UNCERTAI
Characteristics: xvii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Casey, Nell 1971-


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